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Description: Feature film about the building and use of the 200" telescope. Includes footage of Hubble, Humason, Rule, Porter, Max Mason, John Anderson, Marcus Brown, DuBridge, Bowen and technicians working on mirror. With sky picture and animation sequences demonstrating how optical (reflecting) telescope works.
Source: 1 Tape of 1: Betacam (film-to-video transfer)
Collection: Palomar Observatory motion pictures collection
Rights: Public domain. No restrictions on use.
Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) supported in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian. The opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of these organizations and no official endorsement should be inferred.
This movie is part of the collection: California Institute of Technology Archives
Producer: E. Hoge; S. Zipser for the California Institute of Technology
Audio/Visual: Sound, Color
Keywords: californialightandsound; Reflecting Telescopes--Palomar, Mount (Calif.)--History
Contact Information: Caltech Archives, Mail Code 015A-74, Caltech, Pasadena, California 91125 Telephone: (626) 395-2704 Fax: (626) 395-4073 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Creative Commons license: CC0 1.0 Universal